After shooting 40 minutes of film on the International Space Station (ISS), actress Yulia Peresild and director Klim Shipenko continued filming scenes for their film ‘Výzov’ (‘Challenge’, in Russian), as soon as they touched down this Sunday on board of the Soyuz MS-18 lander.
Accompanied by Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitski, the Russian actress and filmmaker landed near the Kazakh town of Zhezkazgan, where they were received by the actor. Vladimir Mashkov and by the rest of the film crew to continue filming the space feature film, which will be released in 2022.
In the film, Mashkov, 57, interpret to the chief designer, a man who “assumes the responsibility “to carry out the risky mission to save the life of a cosmonaut. In early October, he arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to finalize preparations for filming before the film crew flew to the ISS.
Getting off the spaceship, Peresild, who plays the doctor who travels to the ISS, participated with Mashkov in the recording of some scenes for the film. The actress, who is in good health, confessed who feels sad to leave the orbital platform.
“Today I feel a bit sad. Because it seemed that 12 days is a long time but when everything was coming to an end, I no longer wanted to say goodbye,” Peresild confessed. “Because it is evident that this it only happens once“, regrets.